EBF Stallions Novice Stakes 5f 10y
- (2yo, 5f 10y, Class 4, 6 runners)
- Winner £6,469 2nd £1,925 3rd £962 4th £481
- Going: Good
- Surface: Turf
- Winning time: 1m 0.09s
- Off time: 18:00:33
|1st||1 Justice Good||4/1|
Justice Good (IRE) 17
|2||140 10-0||D R C Elsworth||Joey Haynes (5)||4/1|
Abscent Friends 19
|2||133 9-7||W G M Turner||Ryan While (5)||16/1|
Percy Alleline 11
|2||133 9-7||R M Beckett||Jim Crowley||2/1f|
Haxby (IRE) 16
|2||130 9-4||R Varian||Andrea Atzeni||9/4|
|2||126 9-0||Richard Hannon||L Dettori||8/1|
Doomah (IRE) 23
|2||125 8-13||Richard Hannon||R Hughes||10/1|
||2||813||Noel Quinlan||C Catlin||NR|
||2||9-5||W J Haggas||Liam Jones||1/2|
Richard Hannon's runners in juvenile races here are always worth a second look but this is a highly competitive affair and Doomah will have to improve markedly on her victory in a Warwick maiden auction to get involved while Paco Boy colt Smaih is set a stiff task on debut. Haxby could be one to follow but the ground will be a lot slower than when he got off the mark at Doncaster. Like his sire Sir Percy, PERCY ALLELINE appeared to relish soft going at Salisbury when beating more experienced rivals. Conditions are in his favour again and Ralph Beckett's youngster can make the most of the 7lb he receives from the hat-trick seeking Justice Good. This looks a big ask for the exposed Abscent Friends and Granny Alice.
Granny Alice 25-1 (8-12) Chased leaders, ridden and weakened over 1f out, 8th of 13, 8l behind Patience Alexander (8-12) at York 5f 2yo fll Listed stks (1) gd in May.
Justice Good (IRE) 7-2 (9-7) Raced wide close up, effort to join winner over 1f out, ridden and ran on strongly to share spoils, won at Newmarket 6f 2yo nov stk (4) gf in May deadheating with Dougal (9-7), 8 ran.
Smaih (GER) Paco Boy colt out of Solola.
Haxby (IRE) 10-11fav (9-4) Tracked leaders, led over 1f out, ran on well, won at Doncaster 5f 2yo mdn aut (5) gd in May beating Bahamian Sunrise (8-8) by 1 3/4l, 8 ran.
Percy Alleline 9-2 (9-5) Soon niggled along in touch in rear, closed over 2f out, led over 1f out, ridden inside final furlong, going away towards finish (hand timed), won at Salisbury 5f 2yo mdn (4) sft in May beating Sunset Sail (9-5) by 1 1/4l, 4 ran.
Doomah (IRE) 4-5fav (8-13) Made all, pressed from over 1f out, ridden and ran on inside final furlong, won at Warwick 5f 2yo mdn aut (5) sft in May beating Blue Burmese (8-6) by 1/2l, 8 ran.
Abscent Friends 4-1 (9-2) Led 1f, prominent, ridden over 1f out, kept on to chase winner inside final furlong, 2nd of 5, 1 1/2l behind Mignolino (9-0) at York 5f 2yo nov stk (3) gs in May.